Consumer defensive stocks, though fairly valued, still offer opportunities for investors concerned about safety.
The sector is still largely cyclical, but companies with moats will be in the best position to take advantage of long-term secular trends.
Apple’s growing market power, intensifying competition challenge sector.
Supply glut, warm weather, and rock-bottom prices challenge producers.
Obamacare will benefit some sectors more than others, but poor economy and pricing pressures are the biggest challenges most health-care firms must face.
Morningstar’s analysts see plenty of solid companies in the technology sector, but attractive valuations are much rarer.
Detroit is leaner and greener and ready to meet the pent-up demand of consumers driving aging gas guzzlers.
Analysts say rosy assumptions are already baked into stock prices.
Questions surround the banking industry, but opportunities are out there for investors with a healthy tolerance for risk.
When basic-materials stocks fall prey to doom-and-gloom scenarios, investors can gain profits that aren’t just cyclical.